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Twelve titles to compete in the “Horizontes Latinos” section at San Sebastian Festival

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  The "Horizontes Latinos" programmes at the 60th edition of the San Sebastian Festival includes the works of twelve filmmakers from Argentina, Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Uruguay and Colombia. A selection of films to have competed or been presented at important international festivals, but which have not yet been screened at a Spanish festival or commercially released in our country. The latest work by Carlos Reygadas, one of the best known Mexican filmmakers on the international...

The Critics' Prizes of Cannes 2012

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The jury composed of film critics presented three prizes. Prize, Official Competition: In the Fog (V tumane) by Sergei Loznitsa. Prize, "Un Certain Regard": Beasts Of The Southern Wild by Benh Zeitlin. Prize, parallel sections: Hold Back (Rengaine) by Rachid Djaïdani (presented in the Directors' Fortnight). Jury members were: Borislav Andjelic, Serbia, president Isabelle Danel, France  Rita di Santo, UK Paola Casella, Italy Ronald Rovers, Netherla...

WINNERS OF THE 27TH ANNUAL SANTA BARBARA FILM FESTIVAL (SBIFF 2012)

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WINNERS OF THE 27TH ANNUAL SANTA BARBARA FILM FESTIVAL (SBIFF 2012) With closing film of festival, the Lebanese hit film by actress/writer/director Nadine Labaki, WHERE DO WE GO NOW? (Arabic: وهلّأ لوين؟ w halla' la wayn‎, French: Et maintenant, on va ou?, 2011) which held its world premier during the 2011 Cannes Film Festival as part of 'Un Certain Regard'. It was the Lebanese 2011 Oscar submission this year. The film held its North American premier in Toronto at TIFF...

WINNERS OF THE 27TH ANNUAL SANTA BARBARA FILM FESTIVAL (SBIFF 2012)

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  WINNERS OF THE 27TH ANNUAL SANTA BARBARA FILM FESTIVAL (SBIFF 2012) With closing film of festival, the Lebanese hit film by actress/writer/director Nadine Labaki, WHERE DO WE GO NOW? (Arabic: وهلّأ لوين؟ w halla' la wayn‎, French: Et maintenant, on va ou?, 2011) which held its world premier during the 2011 Cannes Film Festival as part of 'Un Certain Regard'. It was the Lebanese 2011 Oscar submission this year. The film held its North American premier in Toronto at TIF...

ELENA at Skopje, Macedonia.

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 The acclaimed Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev (mostly known for his internationally acclaimed film THE RETURN, 2003) held the world premier of his latest film ELENA (2011) at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival in the 'Un Certain Regard' category, where it won the Special Jury Prize. The film screened last week to audiences in Skopje, Macedonia at the 10th annual 'CINEDAYS'. -Vanessa McMahon photos by Dimitra FourkalidouAndrey Zvyagintsev ...

Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev at 52nd TIFF

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 The acclaimed Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev (mostly known for his internationally acclaimed film THE RETURN, 2003) presented his latest film, ELENA (2011) last week at the 52nd Thessaloniki Film Festival (TIFF). ELENA held its world premier at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival in the 'Un Certain Regard' category, where it won the Special Jury Prize.-Vanessa McMahon  "Elena and Vladimir are an older couple, each one from a different social background. Vladimir is a wealthy and ...

San Sebastian Festival's Horizontes Latinos section

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  Thirteen films to compete in San Sebastian Festival's Horizontes Latinos section The Horizontes Latinos programme at the 59 edition of San Sebastian International Film Festival includes thirteen films from Argentina, Mexico, Chile, Ecuador, Brazil, Uruguay and Colombia. All will compete for the Horizontes Award. The Mexican movie MISS BALA will open the section. This Mexican production directed by Gerardo Naranjo, competed in the "Un Certain Regard" section at the las...

''The Tree Of Life'' to open Zabaltegi-Pearls Section of San Sebastian International Film Festival

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''The Tree Of Life'', Golden Palm at Cannes Festival, and ''Nader and Simin: A Separation'', Golden Bear at Berlin, in the Zabaltegi-Pearls Section of San Sebastian International Film Festival A selection of some of the finest films screened this year at important international film festivals will be presented in the Zabaltegi-Pearls section at the 59th edition of San Sebastian International Film Festival starting Sep.16th with The Tree of life. Here we list the first films selected to com...

LABRADOR, Cannes

The Danish film LABRADOR (2011) screened at Cannes in the section 'Un Certain Regard'. LABRADOR actress Stephanie Leon (right). photo by Vanessa McMahon 

LABRADOR, Cannes

The Danish film LABRADOR (2011) screened at Cannes in the section 'Un Certain Regard'. PRODUCER of LABRADOR Thomas Heinesen and his wife, editor Anne Osterud. photo by Vanessa McMahon 

LABRADOR, Cannes

The Danish film LABRADOR (2011) screened at Cannes in the section 'Un Certain Regard'. Director Frederikke Aspock receives a round of applause. photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Cannes highlights newsletter 508‏

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7 .............                                                                                                                                                          NEWSLETTER N° 508: May 13, 2011 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly  Need TV coverage from red carpet or Press conference? Email us Cannes sponsoring and advertising options on call. Email ...

Adrien Brody Appears for the Screening of *Restless*

Adrien Brody appeared at the 7:45pm screening of the film "Restless". Restless is one of the films in the "Un Certain Regard" section of the film festival. This movie is directed by Gus Van Sant, starring Henry Hopper and Mia Wasikowska. It is presented by Sony Pictures Classics, Columbia Picture and Imagine Entertainment. This film depicts a love story between a terminally-ill girl and a boy who

Fipresci critics prizes in Cannes

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  The Cannes Critics Prizes At the Cannes International Film Festival (France, May 13-24, 2009) a jury of FIPRESCI presented three prizes. Prize to a film in competition:      "The White Ribbon" (Das weisse Band) by Michael Haneke      (Germany, Austria, France, Italy, 2009). Prize to a film in the section "Un Certain Regard":      "Police, Adjective" (Politist, Adjectiv) ...

THAI Minister of Culture launches 2009 Cannes Festival Booth

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Thai Minister of Culture: Teera Slukpetch ThailandThe 62nd Cannes Film Festival Village International - Pantiero was livened up on Saturday, May 16th, by the visit of Thailand's recently-nominated Minister of Culture Mr. Teera Slukpetch, accompanied by Deputies from the Ministry and by two Thai traditional musicians playing antique stringed instruments, to deliver a welcoming message at the Thai Pavillion overlooking the Beach. Mr. Teera Slukpe...

Two Colombian films hit La Croisette

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One Colombian feature by young filmmaker Ciro Guerra "Los Viajes del Viento" (Les Voyages du vent) is an official entry this year at the 62nd Festival de Cannes in "Un Certain Regard" section.First time in eleven years.   A short film, "1989" by Camilo Matiz is in the Semaine de la critique section.     PROIMAGENES EN MOVIMIENTO is proud to present two films officially selected this year:   OFFI...

Official Selection: Un certain regard

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The 2008 selection of "Un certain Regard" at Festival de Cannes:  A FESTA DA MENINA MORTA (THE DEAD GIRL'S FEAST) directed by Matheus NACHTERGAELE AFTERSCHOOL directed by Antonio CAMPOS DE OFRIVILLIGA (INVOLUNTARY) directed by Ruben ÖSTLUND HUNGER (HUNGER) directed by Steve MCQUEEN JE VEUX VOI...

Berlinale creates "Viewfinder" : a new prize for Best First Feature

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The Berlinale has been even more committed to supporting the next generation of film makers since 2006, when it introduced the Best First Feature Award. This year again, a dedicated, three-person international jury will decide on the best debut film. The award is endowed with 50,000 Euros, donated by the GWFF (Gesellschaft zur Wahrnehmung von Film- und Fernsehrecht), a society dedicated to safeguarding film and television rights. In 2008 the director and producer of the winning film will be awar...

Berlinale "Viewfinder" - a new prize for Best First Feature

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The Berlinale has been even more committed to supporting the next generation of film makers since 2006, when it introduced the Best First Feature Award. This year again, a dedicated, three-person international jury will decide on the best debut film. The award is endowed with 50,000 Euros, donated by the GWFF (Gesellschaft zur Wahrnehmung von Film- und Fernsehrecht), a society dedicated to safeguarding film and television rights. In 2008 the director and producer of the winning film will be awar...

Four Debut Films Nominated For European Discovery 2007

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The nominations were determined by a committee comprised of FIPRESCI (the International Federation of Film Critics) members Jacob Neiiendam (Denmark), Marco Lombardi (Italy) and Dana Linssen (the Netherlands), and EFA Board members Pierre-Henri Deleau (France) and Stefan Laudyn (Poland). From a total of 63 submitted films, they have selected four nominations: BIKUR HA-TIZMORET (The Band’s Visit) by Eran Kolirin, IsraelCONTROL by Anton Corbijn, UKGEGENÜBER (Counterparts) by Jan Bonny, GermanyT...

"Un certain regard" N°3

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Today I have been again to the office of "Un certain regard" because there are a lot of different people who has different mission who work over there. So this day, I met Julia. She is a student like me, in the school called EFAP in Lille. Although she arrived just one week ago she got important responsabilities. She is the assistant of the director, Genevieve Pons Cailloux. She starts her day at 9:30 am to end it at 6:30 pm. But at the evening she can also give sits to people who have invitatio...

"Un certain regard" N°2

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This thuesday, i met Gabriel. He works for "Un certain regard" and more especially with Christopher Robba and Laurence Falleur. Laurence Falleur takes care of the Jury welfare. Gabriel said to me that she was as her "Mum". They can count on her for many things. Christopher Robba works at the coordination sector. He has to take care of the official cars. When important people come in Cannes for the Festival, he has to reserve a car to organize the ways between the aeroport, the hotel, and the r...

"Un certain regard" N°1

Today, I met someone who works for "Un certain regard". For those who don’t know what it means it can be translated as "A Certain Glance". It is a section of the official Selection of the Festival of Cannes, accomodating each year a score of films. The Price a Certain Glance reward gives to the one of these films a help to the distribution to France. The person that i met is working during approximatively 12 hours a day. He has to take care of the invitations for movie projection. When ther...

Göteborg Fund Films in Competition at Cannes

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This year four directors supported by the Göteborg Film Festival Fund will be presenting films in the Cannes Film Festival's official programme.One of the twenty films competing for this year’s Palme d’Or in Cannes is Summer Palace by the Chinese director Lou Ye, who has previously visited the Göteborg Film Festival with his award winning Sozhou he, the very first film to be completed with financial support from the Göteborg Film Festival Fund. When Paz Encina presents her first film in C...

Nordeste Wins Best Film at Stockholm

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Juan Solanas' Nordeste won the Best Film award at the Stockholm International Film Festival (Novemeber 17-27). Solanas received the Bronze Horse award at a star-studded ceremony at Lydmar Hotel in Stockholm, the hub of the festival for the press and visiting directors and actors including Park Chan-wook, whose film Sympathy for Lady Vengeance closed the festival. The award was presented to Solanas by Eva Fröling, acclaimed dramatic actress from Ingmar Bergman films and actor Sven Wolter. Solana...

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